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  • Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy arrested in firearms-related case

    Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy arrested in firearms-related case
    Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of having an illegal firearm a day after a man was fatally shot at rapper Wiz Khalifa's concert, police said Monday. Young Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Jenkins, along with four other men and a...
  • In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested

     In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested
    If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest. A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal...
  • Gunmen in 3 random killings 'a major public threat,' LAPD says

    Gunmen in 3 random killings 'a major public threat,' LAPD says
    Los Angeles police said late Sunday afternoon they were searching for two suspects they believe are responsible for a series of seemingly random early-morning shootings that left three people dead and four wounded in the northeast San Fernando Valley....
  • St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family

    St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family
    Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual "Peace Fest" attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in...
  • Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice

    Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice
    Family and supporters of Michael Brown on Monday celebrated the life of the black teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in a music-filled funeral service ringing with calls for peace and police reforms. Brown's body lay in a...
  • LAPD calls man in custody a suspect in San Fernando Valley killings

    LAPD calls man in custody a suspect in San Fernando Valley killings
    Los Angeles police on Monday described a man whom officers took into custody over the weekend as a suspect in a bizarre series of shootings that left three people dead in the San Fernando Valley on Sunday. Alexander Hernandez, 34, was taken into custody...
  • LAPD arrests 'person of interest' in 3 Valley slayings

    LAPD arrests 'person of interest' in 3 Valley slayings
    Los Angeles police have arrested a "person of interest" as they probe a series of seemingly random early-morning shootings that left three people dead and four wounded in the northeast San Fernando Valley. LAPD Sgt. Frank Preciado confirmed SWAT...
  • Woman, 75, gets life for killing husband in Wyoming 40 years ago

    (Reuters) - An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District...
  • Judge orders end to federal oversight of Detroit police

    More than a decade of federal oversight of Detroit's police will come to an end in 2016 following a series of reforms to the department's use of force and a decline in officer-involved shootings, a federal judge ruled Monday. The U.S. Department of...
  • Two dead in separate police-involved shootings

    Two dead in separate police-involved shootings
    Chicago police shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday evening, authorities said. In the first shooting, gang enforcement officers responded about 6:30 p.m. to the 2800 block of West Polk Street in the...
  • 5 people shot, 2 killed while going to church; LAPD seeks SUV driver

    5 people shot, 2 killed while going to church; LAPD seeks SUV driver
    Los Angeles police believe a series of shootings across the San Fernando Valley early Sunday that left three dead and two wounded are related after witnesses reported seeing a gunman in a tan SUV with tinted windows. The three shootings unfolded...